COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule Reportedly Full at New Jersey Shoprite Stores
If you were hoping you could just roll up to your local ShopRite and receive the vaccine for COVID-19, you may have to readjust your expectations.
On its official vaccine website, ShopRite posted stores are not currently scheduling any more COVID vaccinations because the appointment schedules are completely full.
ShopRite's statement reads: "Due to overwhelming demand, our COVID-19 Vaccine appointment schedule is FULL - there are currently no new appointments available. Please check back at a later date. We are working hard to secure additional vaccine and open appointment availability. We are sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience."
A Marlton resident recently told 6abc.com, "I thought I could come get a shot here. All of a sudden, they have a list that's longer than my arm.", said 63-year-old Glen Howard.
It's an outcome many New Jersey residents will likely experience in the coming weeks, maybe even months as the vaccine rollout continues. Governor Phil Murphy just expanded vaccination eligibility to those 65 and over, as well as people 16 and older with pre-existing medical conditions (now classified as the '1B' group).
Multiple mass COVID-19 vaccine clinics are planning to open around South Jersey, including at Rowan College in Glassboro and at the Atlantic City Convention Center.